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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Basketball

Lauren Jackson positive about long-term future

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has started a worldwide search for a new Canberra Capitals teammate.

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Opals star Lauren Jackson to miss four months with injury

Lauren Jackson.

Chris Dutton Australian Opals superstar Lauren Jackson will miss four months of basketball as she recovers from knee and Achilles tendon surgery.

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Canberra superstar Lauren Jackson says knee surgery will prolong her career

Chris Dutton Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson said her career could have been at risk had she tried to play on with a knee injury.

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The Capitals welcome their new cardinal Abby Bishop

London Olympic Games  2012
Basketball at Olympic Park , Australia v China in the womens quarter final , Australia's Abby Bishop competes for a rebound against Song Gao
Photo Pat Scala The Age
Tuesday the 7th of August 2012

Chris Dutton They missed out on superstar Lauren Jackson but the Canberra Capitals have declared Abby Bishop ‘‘the next best thing’’.

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Bibby back on target in mixed Capitals' trip

Picture: Gary Sissons. 
Photo taken at Dandenong Basketball Stadium.
Jessica Bibby.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby hopes she has rediscovered her attacking flair after scoring 72 points in three games as the team prepares for the start of the WNBL season.

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Capitals confident without star as Flames flicker out

Lauren Jackson

Chris Dutton The Canberra Capitals want to ''leave our mark'' on the Women's National Basketball League without Lauren Jackson and are preparing to go on their two-game Queensland road trip without their...

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Batkovic assures her former team a fit Jackson will be worth the wait

BEIJING - AUGUST 09:  (L-R) Suzie Batkovic # 8 and Lauren Jackson # 15 of Australia share a laugh after Australia defeated Belarus in the women's preliminary basketball game at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium during day 1 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 9, 2008 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton THREE-TIME Olympian Suzy Batkovic has urged the Canberra Capitals to be patient with Lauren Jackson and ease the star back on to the court to ensure she ''returns better than ever''.

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Jackson forfeits US season in quest for recovery

SPORT -  Canberra Capitals take on Dandenong Rangers in the WNBL at the AIS Arena Bruce, The injured Lauren Jackson and Mikaela Dombkins sit on the sidelines. Canberra                                                                                                    19th January  2013.                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times

Chris Dutton Lauren Jackson has decided not to play in the 2013 WNBA season for the Seattle Storm in the US as she continues her recovery from hamstring surgery.

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Rediscovering passion: Canberra basketballer's round the world journey

9 July 2012, Sport, Journalist Chris Dutton.  Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan. Former Canberra Capital Abby Bishop at Canberra Airport before flying out to the 2012 London Olympics.

Chris Dutton Basketball has taken Abby Bishop around the world but as she prepares for the biggest moment of her career, the former Canberra Capital revealed she almost quit when she lost her passion for the...